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Siderite With Calcite

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Siderite With Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
San Antonio Mine, East Camp, Santa Eulalia, Aquiles Serdán Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 2 cm
Description

Nice white calcites (many doubly terminated) on tan coloured siderite saddles. A nice combination piece.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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